Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 4, Page 2 Fall 1983 – Land Grant

July 31, 2010

Land Granted to Samuel Worthington Jr. then of Frederick Co, Vir. In Hampshire Co. Vir. – By Thomas Lord Fairfax – The Right Honoruable Thomas Fairfax, Baron of Cameron in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, Proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia. To all to whom this present writing shall come, sends GREETING: Know ye that for good causes for in consideration of the compostion to me paid and for the annual rent herein after reserved. I have given granted and confirmed unto, Samuel Worthington Jr. of Frederick County a certain tract of waste and granted land near Patterson’s Creek in Hampershire Co; containing two hundred and ninety one Acres, assigns forever, He, the said Samuel Worthington and his heirs forever. Given at my office in the Frederick County under my hand and seal. Dated the 12th. Day or September 1770. Tho. Day Martin Seal, Samuel was the son of Samuel Worthington Sr. and Mary Simcock and brother to Robert called “Bobby Dunblaen”


Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 3, Page 5 1983 – Kentucky Enties and Deeds

December 1, 2009

Old Kentucky Enties And Deeds by Williard Reuse Jillsen

Edward Worthington, 400 acres, 11 Nov. 1779 Lincoln County

Edward Worthington, 400 acres, 11 Nov, 1779 Jefferson County

Edward Worthington, 1,000 acres 19 Way 1780 Jefferson County

Edward Worthington, 560 acres 22 May 1780 Jefferson County

 

GRANTS WEST OF THE TENNESSEE RIVER (1822-1858)

James Worthington, 160 acres

 

GRANTS IN COUNTY COURT ORDERS

Thomas Worthington 15 acres 14 Nov. 1849 Muhlenberg County

Thomas J. Worthington 20 acres 10 Nov. 1870 (no county given but land is listed on Casey Creek)

 

COURT OF APPEALS DEEDS—GRANTEES

John T. and Charles Worthington, of Baltimore, 1 Aug. I807. 1,000 acres on the Big Barren River

Robert Worthington 31 Dec. 1802 713½ acres, on branch of Salt River

Thomas C. Worthington of Frederick, 7 Jan 1811; 4,833 acres no waterway

William G.D. Worthington of Baltimore, 7 Jan. 1811; 2,416½ acres, no waterway

Walter T. Worthington of Maryland. 18 July 1800; 1,000 acres, Big Barren River

 

Virginia Land Grants

Edward Worthington, 560 acres 1 Nov. 1785, Nelsen County

 

OLD KENTUCKY GRANTS (1793-1856)

Edward Worthington 300 acres, 24 Feb 1796, Shelley County

Edward Worthington 200 acres, 24 Feb 1796, Shelly County

 

GRANTS SOUTH OF GREEN RIVER (1797-1866)

William Worthington 200 acres, 19 Oct, 1796 Legan County

Joseph Worthington 200 acres, 15 Feb. 1800 Henderson County

Joseph Worthington 33 acres 19 Oct.1806 Henderson County

(There are other Worthington’s listed in Legan and Muhlenberg Counties William, Benjamin, Andrew and Thomas)

 

Submitted by Mrs. Ralph Della-Volpe, Milibrook, N.Y.


Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 3, Page 3 1983 – Immigration and Passenger Lists

December 1, 2009

Submitted, Mrs. Edwin Victor Moore, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Editors notes: Mrs. Moore has been most kind and helpful sending research records on Conn. Worthington’s and descendants. Thank you “Our long lost cousin”.

Immigration and Passenger Lists,

Monty Worthington (no age mentioned) 1620-1650 arrived in New England.

 

Richard Worthington (no age mentioned) arrived in Virginia (1652)

 

Editors note: We have done extensive research for the ship taken by our ancestor Capt. John Worthington 1650-1701. So far we have found no trace. We would appreciate any help anyone can give. Our next try will be British Ports of embarkation.


Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 3, Page 2 1983 – Worthington, Thomas

November 30, 2009

Note: We have many subscribers who are from the same branch as Governor Thomas Worthington of Ohio formerly from Virginia. But as you know that one of our subscribers Ms. Mary Ann Brown is curator of Adena, Thomas Worthington’s old home? Ms. Brown has been researching the Worthington surname for some time. Visit Adana Ms. Brown is always happy to greet a Worthington Descendant – The Editors.


Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 2, Page 6 – Worthington, Jacob

July 21, 2009

SKETCH OF JACOB WORTHINGTON: 1695 King’s Co. Ireland, died 1748 in Frederick Co., Va. mar. Abigail Borden. Issue: Esther Worthington; Rachel; Elizabeth


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